Financial Analyst in Brookfield, Wisconsin

Date Posted: 3/2/2021

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Job Type: Finance
Date Posted: 3/2/2021

Job Description

Financial Analyst

This unique and challenging role is a great opportunity to lead a variety of process improvement projects, play a critical part in large system solution implementation projects, and ensure all customers have an exceptional experience when doing business with Milwaukee Tool. This position will partner with cross-functional teams to develop business cases, requirements, and future-state process maps for a wide range of cost savings and automation projects. Working closely with Customer Supply Chain, Sales, Distribution, Sales Operations, Finance and IT teams, this individual will support a variety of business partner initiatives focused on ensuring timely, accurate, and seamless order fulfillment.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Lead business case development and cost/benefit analysis of opportunities to help prioritize and quantify a variety of cross-functional projects
  • Develop automated and efficient workflow management solutions to streamline processes, reduce manual errors, and eliminate non-value added work
  • Lead pre-project efforts to define requirements and build out process maps to drive cost savings, provide best in class performance, and improve user experience for Milwaukee Tool distributors, end-users, and employees
  • Drive large-scale order management and customer master system implementations to improve automation, productivity, and scalability
  • Own Timeliness Order Management reporting to monitor and continuously improve Sales order processing
  • Ensure compliance of all business policies and facilitate all open sales order to ensure appropriate order flow
  • Collaborate with Customer Supply Chain and Customer Service teams to facilitate sales orders and ensure timely hold resolution
  • Analyze backlog orders and lead review meetings to resolve root cause issues and drive sustainable solutions
  • Lead projects with cross-functional teams to identify and eliminate non-value-added activities, while working to automate and streamline processes
  • Identify knowledge gaps and develop tools, processes and models to provide meaningful information to internal customers
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage multiple processes and projects, while prioritizing appropriately
  • Develop peer relationship with other division financial analysts to drive consistency in reporting, analysis and operational procedures and rhythm
  • Optimize financial models and reporting to provide greater insight and recommendations to business leaders
  • Easily adapt to changing needs of finance department and provide meaningful ad hoc "what-if" financial analysis

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or related field; MBA a plus
  • Minimum 2 years of directly related experience; computer science database or project mgmt. experience a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications, with advanced Excel knowledge required. Power BI experience a plus
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Strong attention to detail, commitment to excellence
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work independently or on a team
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